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Updated 2 hours ago

need advice please - RHIT exam - 2063 Replies

I recently graduated this May and have scheduled exam this November. I would appreciated if you can send me a reviews of what to study. My email is...


Updated 22 hours ago

Medical coders, do you enjoy your job? - 92 Replies

[QUOTE who="Coder45 in Biloxi, Mississippi"]Just wanted to clarify that the instructor is the one certified by the AAPC as an approved...

Jean in hermitage

Updated 3 days ago

Review of CPC Coding Certification Blitz - 43 Replies

[QUOTE who="Dawn in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma"]No problem, Jean. I checked that box at the bottom that sends me an e-mail when new comments are added...

Ben Heyworth

Updated 3 days ago

Recommendations for self-study in coding? - 34 Replies has useful medical and billing coding resources. Along with other resources for the aspiring coder they have a very useful code lookup...

Updated 4 days ago

Coding Jobs without Experience - 134 Replies

The first thing I want to tell you don't give up! There has never been an opportunity like there is in today's healthcare environment for new...


remote coder from outside the states

Hello! I'm thinking to go back to Japan due to my family emergency. I am wondering if there are companies who accept to work from outside of the...


Getting Back into Medical Coding after 13 years in Real Estate

I used to be a Medical Coder/Biller 13 years ago before the company closed its doors and I was laid off. I became a Certified Biller not Coder at...


Updated 5 days ago

Employers -- How do you look at degrees from Devry, University of Phoenix, and other similar schools? - 45 Replies

You could consider the RHIA in Informatics from Western Governors University. It would only take you about 2-1/2 years and 10 or 12k. It is not a...

Jmc cpc

Updated 5 days ago

Advice from RN medical coders - 49 Replies

Yes I do. Allied Medical School. They guarantee you pass the CPC exam and place you into a medical facility once CPC...


Updated 5 days ago

ccs examination - 1276 Replies

I am about to take the CCS. What are your best tips? What was the hardest part for you? I would love any advise or notes about the test itself.


Updated 6 days ago


Hello, I took my RHIA exam for the first time last week and failed by 12 points. It was a really hard test. I didn't know the answers (had to guess)...


Updated 6 days ago

Getting your foot in the door...suggestions? - 21 Replies

[QUOTE who="tamika in Hyattsville, Maryland"]could you give some job titles for health information positions? I have the same CBCS certification and...


Updated 6 days ago

AAPC or AHIMA Certification - 1 Reply

Hi bharville, Are your courses/school approved by AHIMA? It depends on what type of coding you are wanting to do- inpatient or outpatient? What...

Jenny Horner

Updated 7 days ago

Can not find a job in RHIT field/Coding - 51 Replies

I wanted to post something positive because I graduated in 2011 with a degree in HIT from a community college. I got lucky and got a coding job...


Updated 7 days ago

Need advice on medical billing/coding career - 159 Replies

[QUOTE who="Dorothy in Wheaton, Illinois"]Tammy, I am working through the Career Step program right now and I think it is one of the best choices...


Updated 9 days ago

Where do I start? - 120 Replies

Hi Kristina, My job started around $18/hr without RHIT or CCS. I'm sure it would have been more if I had those certifications. Also, keep in mind...


Updated 10 days ago

CCA exam - 1670 Replies

I took the CCA exam today and passed 372/400. : ) I am in a HIT program so I didn't do anything extra outside of studying for the RHIT domains...


Updated 12 days ago

Should I take the RHIT exam or wait? - 1 Reply

Hi Amanda, It takes a week or two for them to send you a confimation saying you can schedule. Then you have 3? Months to schedule and take the...


Need advice from an experienced IP coder

Hello, I am really hoping someone will respond as I don't know where else to post nor do I have colleagues to turn to. I have an RHIT and CCS...


Updated 13 days ago

No job for a new medical coder, because I don't have 2 years experience. - 61 Replies

[QUOTE who="SameBoat in Atlanta, Georgia"]My ode to being a newly graduate in the medical field, for I am in the same boat. I dont care what...


Updated 20 days ago

B.S. in HIM and RHIA Certifiication but can't get a job - 34 Replies

I agree with CDR Stew. I have over 3 years of experience in medical records doing billing, ROI, and attaching scanned documents. I definitely see...

CDR Stew

Updated 20 days ago

Need Advice Regarding RHIT/RHIA Education - 361 Replies

[QUOTE who="mrose in Matteson, Illinois"]Help! I am considering attending DeVry for HIT degree? I have tried to read as many posts but any pros/cons?...


Updated 21 days ago

Questions on AHIMA Coding Basics Program - 46 Replies

Do yourself a HUGE favor, do NOT limit yourself to just coding! Coding Certifications are great, however in terms of marketability and employment you...


Updated 21 days ago

Does anyone here have tried online CPC course? - 4 Replies

[QUOTE who="Coder45 in Biloxi, Mississippi"]You should try this great online school they are also AAPC certified and they provide...


Updated 25 days ago

ICD-10 CM Assessment - 4 Replies

I also love the ICD-10 CM blitz review videos I really recommend them. CCO is a great school if you want to check it out you can reach their main...


CPC/CCS review blitz videos, ICD-10 blitz videos and other coding programs

If you are looking for a great review for your CPC or CCS exam I recommend you check this out they helped me pass the...

taycojeanmichelle in Makati, Philippines

Updated 3 months ago

Need a job? we are in need of QA's, Medical Coders and ICD 10 Auditors - 2 Replies

Requirements: • Graduate of any Allied Degree Course • Should be a Certified Coder or has the following Certification: CCS, RHIA, RHIT, CCP, CCA...

Nyrshea in Morrow, Georgia

Updated 3 months ago

Do I need my RHIT credentials in order to get a job in medical billing - 46 Replies

I graduated almost 3 years ago with an Assoiate in Health Information Technology but have still not taken the RHIT exam. I am still looking for work...

LeAnn in Columbus, Nebraska

Updated 3 months ago

Are there practice tests available for AHIMA Certification tests? - 6 Replies

I'm just finishing up a Medical Coding Certificate program and am wondering, are there any practice exams you can take to see how you would do on the...

BillTheSlink in Cincinnati, Ohio

Updated 3 months ago

Medical Coding Career Outlook... good or bad? - 3 Replies

I am considering taking a billing and coding program but after a little bit of research, I'm concerned that it is going to be very difficult to...

allyson in Evansville, Indiana

Updated 3 months ago

Review of CCA Test Prep exam from - 4 Replies

I am studying right now for the CCA and purchased 10 practice tests from I subsequently also purchased the AHIMA test prep book. The...

lilly in Long Beach, California

Updated 3 months ago

Just passed my ccs certification. Now what? - 39 Replies

Hi i just recently passed my ccs exam and now im a little bit lost on how to start and what to do to get my first coding job. Ive been job hunting...

lakeyanelson in Richmond, Virginia

Updated 3 months ago

Already have a college degree. But getting Coding Certificate. What does that make me? - 29 Replies

Hello All! I am a college graduate, I have a Bachlor's of English. I'm currently in AHIMA's online Coding Basics Certificate Program. So my...

Mehul in Yorba Linda, California

Updated 3 months ago

Inpatient Coding - 1 Reply

24. Use the CPT, ICD-9-CM, and ICD-10-CM manual to assign the appropriate procedure, modifier, and diagnoses codes to the following case...

Mehul in Yorba Linda, California

Updated 3 months ago


Please keep this thread limited to INPATIENT coding questions and answers. Thanks!

Mehul in Yorba Linda, California

Coding help

Use the CPT, ICD-9-CM, and ICD-10-CM Manuals to assign the appropriate Home Service visit and diagnoses codes to the following case...

Mehul in Yorba Linda, California

CPT and HCPCS codes need help

35. Use the CPT and HCPCS manual to assign the appropriate Emergency Department visit and procedure codes to the following case scenario. A...

MedicalCoder in Chesapeake, Virginia

Updated 3 months ago

Is it possible to sit for the CPC exam without an formal training??? - 2 Replies

I am a nurse and was a medical underwriter. I want to take my CPC to get ahead in the insurance world but I can't afford it right now. Can I...

MedicalCoder in Chesapeake, Virginia

Updated 3 months ago

Medical Coders Position - 1 Reply

What does a position like medical billing and coding entails of because I am trying to get a job doing that. I have a certificate in Medical...

MedicalCoder in Chesapeake, Virginia

Updated 3 months ago

Took the CCS P exam today and failed by just 1 point!!!! - 12 Replies

I am so upset and disappointed. I have no work experience. This is my first try. Should I reatke this exam or take CCA?

Coder1 in North Jackson, Ohio

Updated 3 months ago

CCS exam - 3 Replies

From my networking I have found that I can take my CCS instead of my CCA being that I have 2.5 years of coding experience and have a degree in...

MedicalCoder in Chesapeake, Virginia

Updated 3 months ago

Schooling - 3 Replies

So I have done some investigating on school for coding. I really like career steps program. A local school here, Goodwin College also has a program...

MedicalCoder in Chesapeake, Virginia

Updated 3 months ago

CPC Blitz Videos - 2 Replies

Has anyone used the Blitz videos before taking their CPC exam? What did you think? They are expensive. Is it worth it and if yes,...

aan idk in topeka, Kansas

Updated 4 months ago

Health Information Management or Information Science? - 2 Replies

Hi, I got my BS degree in Environmental Health. I'm very interested in Health Informatics, but I don't have experience neither in healthcare nor IT...

OldCrone in Eaton, Ohio

Updated 4 months ago

Regional medical billing and coding vs AHIMA?? - 1 Reply

I'm so confused . I hear AHIMA accredited schools are the ones you should go for but there are also regional and aren't regional ones better or...?

OldCrone in Eaton, Ohio

Updated 4 months ago


--You took an online coding course NOT approved by AHIMA --You're a biller or RN who has seen codes but never took an HIT course --You took a...

OldCrone in Eaton, Ohio

Updated 4 months ago

Medical Coding Salary - 3 Replies

Hi there I would like to know from people who are actively medical coding especially remote what is the average coding salary ? For those with less...

Jfraska in Glastonbury, Connecticut

What did/do you do for work?

Just wondering what those of you did for work while going thru edu and getting the exam. Did you do work related or in the healthcare field? Or just...

Dawn in Hollywood, Florida

Updated 4 months ago

The Andrews School - Medical Coding - 11 Replies

I'd like to hear from students of this online program for medical coding. They are not accredited by AHIMA but claim they prepare you for their CCS...

Stacy, Richmond, VA

Updated 4 months ago

medical assistant vs medical coding & billing - 8 Replies

which one pays more? which one has a lower stress level? which one has a better job outlook? I have considered becoming an RN but it seems like a...

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